Sep 062018

Board Member - North Highland College UHI

Reference: 1516
Remuneration: N/A
Location: Highland
Closing date: 05 October 2018 at midnight


Join the North Highland College UHI Board of Management to help shape education across the Highlands and Islands.

North Highland College UHI is a partner in the University of the Highlands and Islands and a leading college of further and higher education offering training, education and skills development opportunities from access to PhD level. The college has gone through some major expansion over the years and we are proud to have four campuses serving the north of Scotland, including a state of the art Rural Studies Centre.

The Board sets the overall strategic direction of the College and is responsible for its corporate governance. Membership of the College Board is an excellent way to share your knowledge and expertise to help it address the needs of students, employers and other stakeholders.


We are looking for up to four independent members from a broad range of backgrounds and a range of sectors including; commercial, industrial, and the third sector.

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate:

  • Experience and knowledge in areas such as Audit, ICT and Law, Estates Management and General Executive Management, however, applications from other disciplines would be welcomed. We are particularly keen to appoint new members with a Finance and Accountancy background.

The key requirement is a willingness to give time and energy to assist with the effective governance of the College. A commitment of around 120 hours per academic year is required.

Membership of the Board is unremunerated, however, reasonable expenses incurred from participation in Board business will be reimbursed.

The North Highland College UHI Board of Management is committed to becoming more reflective of the community we serve and has joined the Partnership for Change; making a voluntary commitment for a gender balance of 50/50 on our board by 2020. Applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Closing Date: Friday 5th October 2018

Interviews are likely to be held during the week commencing.

Application Information

Further information and application forms are available from the College Secretary, Adam Pool.


Telephone: 01847 889205

Prospective members will be subject to a PVG Disclosure Scotland check.

Scottish Charity No. SC021215

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